Ingredients:

  • 2 T. butter
  • ¾ c. chopped onion
  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
  • ½ tsp salt or to taste
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 2 c. water
  • 3 c. milk

Directions:

Heat butter in a large saucepan. Saute’ onion until soft.  Add potatoes, salt pepper and water.  Cover and cook 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender.  Add milk and heat through. 

Variations:  For Swiss Potato Soup stir in 1-2 c. grated Swiss cheese after potatoes are tender.  For chili potato soup add 1 tsp. chili powder and ½ tsp. oregano after potatoes are tender.